By: David Ross - 640487
The chief purpose of tree core sampling is its direct relation to tree ring dating (a science called dendrochronology). By removing a small sample of a tree’s core, scientists can look back into history throughout the entire life of the tree. Why is this...
By: Blaise Pascal
Orchids are quite an incredibly diverse and stunning group of flowering plant. Orchids require specific conditions in order to grow aren’t found everywhere. They like certain habitats. Numerous species of orchid exist and many hybrids have been created. One of these species of orchid...
By: Blaise Pascal
Orchids are a very broad group of flowering plants known for their aesthetic qualities. Typically orchids require special conditions and each orchid can be very different as to those conditions and the different areas they inhabit. There are a vast number of orchid species and...
By: Blaise Pascal
Orchids are quite a diverse and beautifully group of flowering plant. Orchids typically require specific conditions in order to grow and can be found in small or large numbers in their habitats. There are many species of orchid and also many hybrids that have been...
By: Blaise Pascal
Orchids are definitely a diverse and aesthetically pleasing group of flowering plant. They commonly require specific conditions to grow and favor certain areas over others. There numerous species of orchid and from these species, many hybrids have been created. One species of orchid that will...
By: Bonnie Taylor - 626743
American ginseng is a perennial herb indigenous to the eastern half of the United States and parts of Canada. Once plentiful on the eastern seaboard, the plant was over harvested for its root in the 1970’s for medicinal uses. The plant is now known...
By: Melissa R. Bickel
There is nothing pretentious about about the Opuntia, better known as the prickly pear. This cactus has large spines growing in tubercles, a small, wart-like projection on their stems. They have clusters of regular spines called Glochids. These are either yellow or red in color...
How to identify an American ginseng plant
By: Lynn Robling
American Ginseng is a member of the ivy family. It is now rare in the wild due to harvesting but is native to Eastern North American. American Ginseng originated in the Ozark and Appalachian regions of the United States. It is now cultivated primarily in...
By: Fawn Parker
Marjoram (Origanum Marjorana) is a member of the mint family same as basil, sage and oregano which shares it's Latin family name with this sweet aromatic herb (Origanum). Marjoram originally hales from the Mediterranean area . In ancient Greece it was said that Aphrodite herself created...
By: Bonnie Taylor - 626743
Plant Profile – Asian Ginseng Panax ginseng, commonly called Asian ginseng, is a perennial herb indigenous to parts of Asia and grown commercially in China and Korea. It is a slow growing plant, reaching a maximum height of only 32 inches in its final stage...

 

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